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Newsletter 1998 - 5

New Name, New Mission Statement… But Still CIB
Around Commissions
TG26 - Open Building Implementation
TG29 - Construction in Developing Countries
TG35 - Innovation Systems in Construction
W023 - Wall Structures
W051 - Acoustics
W055 - Building Economics and W065 - Organisation and Management of Construction: A Joint Project on International Construction Labour Productivity Benchmarking
W056 - Sandwich Panels
W063 - Affordable Housing
W096 - Architectural Management
From the CIB General Secretariat
The Secretary General's Column: Communication with Other CIB Members
CIB Meetings in Brisbane: OC, PC, AC, Publications Committee and Board
Additions to the Scientific and Technical Sector of CIB: TG37, TG38, W102 and W103
Forthcoming Meetings
W092 - Procurement Systems: Harmony & Profit Symposium, in conjunction with TG23 - Culture in Construction, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 25-28th January 1999
W096 - Architectural Management: 15th Symposium Developing the Practice of Architectural Management, Venice, Italy, 19-20 March 1999
W098 - Intelligent and Responsive Buildings: International Conference, Bruges, Belgium, 29-30 March 1999
W102 - Information and Knowledge Management in Building and UICB 1999 Seminar: Electronic Trade in the Construction Sector, Montreal, Canada, 11-17 May 1999
CIB Co-Sponsored: Technology in Transition: Mastering the Impacts, Montreal, Canada, 25-30 June 1999
TG29 - Construction in Developing Countries: 2nd Meeting: Contractor Development, Kampala, Uganda, 25-26 June 1999
CIB Co-Sponsored: CONPAT '99 - The Fifth Iberian-American Congress on Construction Pathology and The Seventh Congress on Quality Control, Montevideo, Uruguay, October 1999
TG29 - Construction in Developing Countries: 2nd International Conference on Construction Industry Development and 1st Conference of TG29 on Construction Industry Development in the New Millennium, Singapore, 27-29 October 1999
CIB Co-Sponsored: The Millennium Conference Sri Lanka 2000: Cities and Sustainability - Sustaining Our Cultural Heritage, Sri Lanka, 22-26 February 2000
RILEM/CIB/ISO International Symposium: Integrated Life-Cycle Design of Materials and Structures (ILCDES 2000), Helsinki, Finland, 22-24 May 2000
CIB Co-Sponsored: Healthy Buildings 2000, Espoo, Finland, 6-10 August 2000
New Publications
W070 - Facilities Management and Maintenance: Proceedings of the International Symposium in Singapore, November 1998
Growth and Future Development of R&D in the Japanese Construction Industry (CIB Publication 218)
TG26 - Open Building Implementation: Proceedings of the Open Building Workshop and Symposium, Washington, September 1997 (CIB Publication 221)
W078 - Information Technology for Construction: Proceedings of the Conference on The Life-Cycle of Construction IT Innovations, Stockholm, June 1998 (CIB Publication 226)
Encouraged Journals
From the CIB Encouraged Journals
Members Section Personal News
Personalia: Jelle Witteveen Honorary Member of CIB / Dick Wright to Retire